Abernethy Flats (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Abernethy Flats (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: None recorded.
This name originates from United Kingdom. It is part of the Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.
Names that other countries have for this feature:
at head of Brandy Bay, James Ross Island, were surveyed by FIDS from Hope Bay , 1952-54; following geological work by BAS, 1981-83, named after Thomas Abernethy, Gunner in HMS Erebus of the British naval expedition, 1839-43 (Capt. James Ross, RN); Able Seaman in HMS Fury (Capt. W. E. Parry, RN), British North-west Passage expedition, 1821-23; Second Mate in HMS Victory (Capt. John Ross, RN), British North-west Pass- age expedition, 1829-33, who sledged with James Ross to the North Magnetic Pole (Thomson, 1984, map Fig. 1B, p. 309; APC, 1986, p. 3).
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